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Laurence, Carleton Eric

Biographical

Surname(s)Laurence
First name(s)Carleton Eric
Date of birth4 February 1895
Place of birthPort of Spain, Trinidad B.W.I.
Family details

Son of the Hon. Dr. Stephen Moister Laurence and Eliza W. Laurence, of Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies

Previous educationQueen's Royal College, Port of Spain
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseFaculty of Law
Military unitKing's Royal Rifle Corps. 16th Bn.
Date enlisted14 September 1914
Place enlistedHammersmith
Service numberC/1218
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsTheatre of War France. Qualifying date 16 Nov 1915
Decorations / medals15 Star, British War and Victory Medals
Date of death4 April 1916
Age at death21
Rank at deathCompany Sergeant Major
Place of deathNear Givenchy, France
Cause of deathKilled by an explosion of a shell in a trench
Burial placeCambrin Churchyard Extension
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Port of Spain Cenotaph; Temple Church
Notes

He was admitted to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple on 19 May 1913.

Sources

King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War

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